The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CEH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 140 144
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CEH 2 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% 0.81% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 2.97% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 4
Median salary £85,000 £66,250 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.30% +17.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.62% +7.50%  

CEH is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 548 807 840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.46% 27.26% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 336 532 526
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,968
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CEH
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CEH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CEH in Scotland.

Salary trend for CEH in Scotland

CEH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CEH within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 2 £85,000 +49.12%
CEH
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing CEH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CEH.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified

CEH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM